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31 Mar 1999 description
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JOHANNESBURG, 31 March (IRIN) - Three Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugees in Kaputa, in the Northern province of Zambia are reported to have died amidst rising fears of an outbreak of communicable diseases like measles, malaria and cholera.

26 Mar 1999 description
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UNITED=A0NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Southern Africa
Tel: +27 11 880 4633
Fax: +27 11 880 1421

25 Mar 1999 description
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JOHANNESBURG, 25 March (IRIN) - Another group of 800 soldiers from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have crossed the border into Zambia over the last two days, the UN refugee body said.

22 Mar 1999 description
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JOHANNESBURG, 22 March (IRIN) - The number of refugees seeking asylum in Zambia from fighting in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has now reached between 200-300 a day, according to UN figures released on Monday.

22 Mar 1999 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

19 Mar 1999 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Southern Africa
Tel: +27 11 880 4633
Fax: +27 11 880 1421

17 Mar 1999 description
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JOHANNESBURG, 17 March (IRIN) - The Lusaka office of the UNHCR said that another 1,000 to 2,000 refugees crossed into Zambia through the Kalanda border post over the weekend.

09 Mar 1999 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

09 Mar 1999 description
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JOHANNESBURG, 9 March (IRIN) - UNHCR said on Tuesday that about 4,000 Congolese refugees had crossed the border into Zambia in the past few days. This latest refugee movement follows renewed military activities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

09 Mar 1999 description
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NATIONS UNIES
Bureau pour la Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

05 Mar 1999 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Southern Africa
Tel: +2711 880 4633
Fax: +2711 880 1421

04 Mar 1999 description
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JOHANNESBURG, 4 March (IRIN) - The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) said in a statement this week that favourable rains in recent months had heralded a "generally positive outlook" for food crops in Southern Africa.

03 Mar 1999 description
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JOHANNESBURG, 3 March (IRIN) - Angola has asked the Zambian government to explain the bombing of its embassy on Sunday in which an Angolan guard was killed and his Zambian colleague injured.

03 Mar 1999 description
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JOHANNESBURG, 3 March (IRIN) - Coming on top of severe drought, the Southern Africa region has in recent months been subjected to heavy flooding - leaving a major challenge to the way the region manages natural disasters in its wake.

02 Mar 1999 description
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JOHANNESBURG, 2 March (IRIN) - The Zambian daily, 'The Post' on Tuesday criticised the government for dismissing the weekend bomb blasts in the capital Lusaka by using what it called "catch words" like terrorism, terrorists and exporting terrorism.